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Usain Bolt


Record-breaking sprinter who gained the nickname “Lightning Bolt” and became the 1st man to get yellow metal in the 100 meter event at 3 independent Olympics in 2008, 2012 and 2016. Altogether he’s gained eight profession Olympic yellow metal medals in the 100 meter, 200 meter and 4×100 meter relay occasions. His senior high school cricket trainer urged him to go after a profession in monitor and field. He became the 1st athlete to become named IAAF Globe Athlete of the entire year five times, making the differentiation in 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013. He was raised in small city Trelawny, Jamaica along with his parents Wellesley and Jennifer, aswell as his sibling and sister, Sadiki and Sherine. He defeat out American sprinter Michael Johnson’s globe record in the 200 meter event.

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Full Name Usain Bolt
Date Of Birth August 21, 1986
Place Of Birth Sherwood Content, Jamaica
Height 1.95 m
Weight 94 kg
Profession Runner
Education University Of Technology, Jamaica, William Knibb Memorial High School
Nationality Jamaican
Parents Jennifer Bolt, Wellesley Bolt
Siblings Sadiki Bolt, Sherine Bolt
Awards Laureus World Sports Award for Sportsman of the Year, Milliyet Sports Award for World Athlete of the Year, BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year, Best Track and Field Athlete ESPY Award, Best International Athlete ESPY Award
Nominations BET Award for Sportsman of the Year, Best Record-Breaking Performance ESPY Award
Movies I Am Bolt
Star Sign Leo

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1Won three gold medals at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing: 100m, 200m and 4 x 100m relay, and repeated this achievement at the 2012 Olympics in London.
2World record holder in the 100 meter dash in 9.58 and 200 meter dash in 19.19 seconds.



The Boy Who Learned to Fly2016Short executive producer



Usain Bolt: The Final Chapter2017TV Movie documentaryHimself
Breakfast2016-2017TV SeriesHimself
Good Morning Britain2016TV SeriesHimself - Nine Time Olympic Gold Medalist
I Am Bolt2016DocumentaryHimself
The Late Late Show with James Corden2016TV SeriesHimself
Gifted by Usain Bolt2016Video shortHimself
Steve Harvey2016TV SeriesHimself
The Ellen DeGeneres Show2015-2016TV SeriesHimself
Sfide2016TV SeriesHimself
Today2016TV SeriesHimself
The Relentless Series with Usain Bolt2016TV Series documentaryHimself
Good Morning America2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Arsenio Hall Show2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Clique2013TV SeriesHimself
Newsround2013TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee / Himself - Interviewie(Six-time Olympic Champion)
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year2012TV SpecialHimself
First: The Official Film of the London 2012 Olympic Games2012DocumentaryHimself
CQC: Custe o Que Custar2012TV SeriesHimself
Smap×Smap2012TV SeriesHimself
Saturday Night Live2012TV SeriesHimself / Guy
The Jonathan Ross Show2012TV SeriesHimself
London 2012 Olympic Closing Ceremony: A Symphony of British Music2012TV SpecialHimself
London 2012 Olympics2012TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Jamaica
Eddie McGuire Tonight2012TV SeriesHimself
Usain Bolt: The Fastest Man Alive2012DocumentaryHimself
CBS News Sunday Morning2012TV SeriesHimself - Sprinter (segment "Prince Harry on Tour")
The World's Fastest Men2012Documentary short
13th IAAF World Championships in Athletics Daegu 20112011TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Le grand journal de Canal+2010TV Series documentaryHimself - Columnist
The 7PM Project2010TV SeriesHimself
The One Show2010TV SeriesHimself
Gomorron2010TV SeriesHimself - Sverigebesök
The Fastest Man Who Has Ever Lived2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
Zonde van de zendtijd2010TV SeriesHimself
EA Sports: The Year in Sports2009TV MovieHimself
Why Do Jamaicans Run So Fast2009DocumentaryHimself
Na plovárne2009TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2009TV SeriesHimself
12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics Berlin 20092009TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Top Gear2009TV SeriesHimself - Special Guest
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel2008TV SeriesHimself - Sprinter (segment "Thunder Bolt")
Late Show with David Letterman2008TV SeriesHimself - Guest
11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics Osaka 20072007TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Infinite Challenge2005TV SeriesHimself

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Breakfast2017TV SeriesHimself
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver2016TV SeriesHimself
Telenoche2016TV SeriesHimself
Morfi, todos a la mesa2016TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV SeriesHimself - Knocked Down by Cameraman
Commonwealth Games2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Athletics
Wimbledon2014TV SeriesHimself
Newsround2013TV SeriesHimself - Jamaica 200m Runner
Gruen Sweat2012TV Series documentaryHimself
20 to 12010TV Series documentaryHimself
Almost Famous III2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
Rome Is Burning2008TV SeriesHimself

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1Where I'm from, there is no violence, pretty much.
2You can get beat any day.
3I really don't have a favorite meal. I eat anything.
4I like music a lot.
5I just love dancing.
6I don't think about records.
7My coach told me if I broke the national record for the 200, I could run a 100.
8I don't put myself under pressure.
9My relationship with everyone in Jamaica is good.
10But if I keep my core and back strong, the scoliosis doesn't really bother me.
11I have matured a lot.
12My brother is really, really slow.
13I have dedicated my life to the 200m, I really love the 200m a lot.
14Sometimes you lose sight of what's going on around you.
15I wouldn't say I'm a phenomenon, just a great athlete.
16People like to see showdowns.
17I remember once, actually the first race I ran, I fell.
18It's always a wake-up call to get beaten.
19Repeating is harder than anything else.
20I will run against anybody.
21If you think about racing too much you may just lose it a little bit.
22My hunger is always there.
23I don't read a lot of books.
24I try to lead by example.
25I don't know the history of my sport. I'm not like those people who know everything.
26I like to have fun, just stay relaxed.
27I don't like losing anyways.
28It's a great feat for me to have broken my world record.
29I know what to do and I go and execute.
30Every season, for me, it's like starting from scratch again.
31If you're the Olympic champion then they have to wait four more years to get you again.
32I think my acceleration is very good. That's the key for me.
33Once a year I will clean my room, just because I feel I should.
34But anybody who steps into the lane beside you is the biggest competition because they made it to the finals.
35I've worked hard over the years, I've been injured and I've worked hard through it, and I've made it.
36I would rather be lying in a bed than changing one.
37If Queen Elizabeth knighthooded me and I would get the title Sir Usain Bolt. That sounds very nice.
38Come on... when you're running, if you see you're going to win, you're going to celebrate.
39When people see your personality come out, they feel so good, like they actually know who you are.
40Track and field was very big when I was growing up.
41I was playing cricket first and my cricket coach was the one that introduced me to track and field.
42I don't think limits.
43You have good days and bad days.
44I can't really live outside Jamaica. I can be away, but only for a while.
45People always say I'm a legend, but I'm not. Not until I've defended my Olympic titles. That's when I've decided I'll be a legend.
46If I get to be a legend, I've achieved my goal.
47I don't even like to go out onto the streets sometimes because I can't get anything done. People want pictures and autographs all the time.
48I'd like to say to all my fans out there, thanks for the support. And to all my doubters, thank you very much because you guys have also pushed me.
49Manners is the key thing. Say, for instance, when you're growing up, you're walking down the street, you've got to tell everybody good morning. Everybody. You can't pass one person.
50I've learned over the years that if you start thinking about the race, it stresses you out a little bit. I just try to relax and think about video games, what I'm gonna do after the race, what I'm gonna do just to chill. Stuff like that to relax a little before the race.
51All I have to do is to work on transition and technique.
52I really want to try soccer after I retire because I've watched football over the years and I think I could be a good contender.
53For me, I'm focused on what I want to do. I know what I need to do to be a champion, so I'm working on it.
54There are better starters than me but I'm a strong finisher.
55As long as I'm in great shape, nobody beats me, for sure.
56A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
57I know what I can do so it doesn't bother me what other people think or their opinion on the situation.
58My name is Bolt, Lightning Bolt.
59There are things that bother me. I try not to let them, but they do.
60Yeah, I am lazy. There's no doubt about that.
61I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
62You do not want to get married at 22! Especially if you're famous, because girls are going to be throwing themselves at you.

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